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"Bite-Size" Legal Predictions on Brexit And The Tech Sector (Part 2)

Callum Sinclair, Head of Technology

Thanks to all those who viewed Part 1 of my Brexit and the Tech Sector update (which you can find here).

As promised, this Part 2 covers impact of Brexit on existing and future contracts, and some typical clauses which could be affected.

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Scotland's Housing Market Well-Placed To Weather Tough Times

The announcement (10 August) by the Scottish Government of a new economic stimulus package which will accelerate spending on infrastructure projects in Scotland post-Brexit is very welcome news.

Homes for Scotland Chief Executive, Nicola Barclay, reacted quickly to the announcement: encouraging the Government to focus on prioritising the delivery of more new homes, given the significant social and economic benefits that such investment delivers (on the basis that every new home built in Scotland supports four jobs and helps boost economic growth through the supply chain).

Few

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“Bite-Size” Legal Predictions On Brexit And The Tech Sector (Part 1)

  • The tech sector will not be heavily affected – there might be a bit of a slowdown whilst uncertainty endures, but the UK and US lead the world on tech innovation and that’s unlikely to change even if a few businesses do relocate (though there’s no evidence yet of that happening in numbers and I don’t believe it will). The tech community is generally very adaptable and agile.
  • Technology transformation and related projects opportunities are likely to arise from re-locating or restructuring of businesses or parts of them (e.g.

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